Fungal pathogens of Proteaceae

@inproceedings{Crous2011FungalPO,
  title={Fungal pathogens of Proteaceae},
  author={P W Crous and B. A. Summerell and Lourens Swart and Sandra Denman and J. E. Taylor and C. E. Bezuidenhout and M. E. Palm and Seonju Marincowitz and J C Groenewald},
  booktitle={Persoonia},
  year={2011}
}
Species of Leucadendron, Leucospermum and Protea (Proteaceae) are in high demand for the international floriculture market due to their brightly coloured and textured flowers or bracts. Fungal pathogens, however, create a serious problem in cultivating flawless blooms. The aim of the present study was to characterise several of these pathogens using morphology, culture characteristics, and DNA sequence data of the rRNA-ITS and LSU genes. In some cases additional genes such as TEF 1-α and CHS… CONTINUE READING

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